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hypophosphoric acid

noun
1.
a tetrabasic acid, H 4 P 2 O 6 , produced by the slow oxidation of phosphorous in moist air.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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hypophosphoric acid

/ˌhaɪpəfɒsˈfɒrɪk/
noun
1.
a crystalline odourless deliquescent solid: a tetrabasic acid produced by the slow oxidation of phosphorus in moist air. Formula: H4P2O6
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